The time approaching the bcece exam builds anticipation in all students, and we all wonder if our effort and preparation will come out with flying colors. Sometimes anxiety, stress, and tension creep on students while waiting for exam time to approach. Therefore, having a basic idea of the pattern or format of the paper helps the candidate to be more mentally calm, composed and prepared for the exam. When the suspense of the question paper dies, the students become more confident while appearing for the paper. Hence, knowing the kind of questions that might appear, the marks distributed for them, the students will be able to prepare accordingly.
BCECE Exam Pattern for 2020
The BCECE exam pattern has three subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Questions are asked in the form of multiple-choice questions and the students are provided with the OMR sheet to fill their response. All the three subjects have 100 questions that carry 4 marks each, for every right answer and 1 mark deducted for every wrong answer. So the students have to be very careful and assure of the answer before attempting it in the OMR sheet.
The basic pattern for the exam are as follows:
- There are 100 questions each from all the three subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Maths
- Each correct answer carries 4 marks and each wrong answer deducts 1 mark
- Exam duration is 1 hour 30 mins or 90 minutes in total
Since the exam duration is limited, it is advised by experts to attempt the questions they know and not be stuck on solving questions they’re skeptical of, as the students are on a clock. The question paper for this exam is available in two languages, namely Hindi and English.
The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is a state-level exam that is conducted via offline mode to give admissions to undergraduate students in the field of Agriculture, Pharmacy and Health Sciences courses, all over the Bihar state. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) allows only candidates who have passed their 12th-grade examination. Therefore, only students who have cleared their 12 classes with at least 45% marks are eligible to appear for the exam.
Eligibility for BCECE
Now, let us see what are the factors that allow candidates to appear for the exam. The candidates have to be clear the following parameters in order to be BCECE Eligibility for the exam:
- Candidate’s domicile
- Last qualifying examination
- Candidate’s subject and marks
Candidates age limit should be 17 years of age on December 31 of the year of admission, for acquiring admission into medical and agricultural courses. The candidate’s education qualification must be class 12th graduate or graduate of any equivalent examination to get four years of Engineering courses. The same applies for students who want a four-year course in Pharmacy must again be a class 12 graduate or graduate of any other equivalent examination. Another criteria for eligibility of BCECE states that all candidates must be Indian citizens in order to appear for the examination.